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House Speaker Paul Ryan Retiring in January, Will Not Seek Reelection

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In a move that came less than 48 hours after an FBI raid at Donald Trump's personal lawyer's office, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced his plan to not seek reelection in November. ...
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Seattle Joins Lawsuit to Preserve Fair and Accurate Census

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Seattle joins a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors to hold the Trump Administration accountable for violating the Enumeration Clause of the United States Constitution. ...
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Conversion Therapy Bill to Protect LGBTQ Youth Passes WA State Chambers, Inslee Urged to Sign

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Washington state’s House of Representatives approved SB 5722 - legislation protecting LGBTQ youth from the dangerous and debunked practice of so-called “conversion therapy.” ...
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LPAC Endorses Key Candidates in Arizona, Florida and Texas

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LPAC, the country’s only lesbian political action committee, has announced a new round of endorsements, including Krysten Sinema for U.S. Senate in Arizona, Lauren Baer for U.S. Representative in Florida District 18 and Fran Watson for Texas State Senate District 17. ...
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Congressman Adam Smith Discusses Concerns with Trump Authoritarianism

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Congressman Adam Smith released a video statement in reaction to President Trump’s actions attacking the freedom of press, the FBI, and the Department of Justice. ...
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LPAC Announces First Endorsements in Critical 2018 Midterm Election Year

LPAC interim executive director Urvashi Vaid at the 2018 NYC women’s march.
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LPAC has announced its first 2018 endorsement and support of Angie Craig, U.S. Representative, Kate Brown, Dana Nessel, and Joy Silver. ...
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WATCH: Sen. Patty Murray Reflects on Women’s March and Issues Dividing America Under Trump Regime

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Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) released the following video statement in celebration of the anniversary of the Women’s March, likely the largest single-day demonstration in recorded U.S. history. ...
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Women’s March 2018: Every Story

Women's March 2018 / Photo: Dawn Celeste McGregor
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During the Women's March, women stood together as examples to every person who is marginalized. Each voice was unique, and every voice was necessary, because we ALL need to be represented to make this change. ...
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Lesbian Political Action Committee LPAC Seeks New Executive Director

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Founded in 2012 as the first lesbian Super PAC (Political Action Committee), LPAC has transformed into a political power PAC supporting candidates in all major and local races. ...
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Gallup: Eight in 10 Americans Afflicted by Stress

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Americans were asked about their stress and time pressures in a Dec. 4-11 Gallup poll. This is the first year the questions have been updated in a decade, after being asked each December from 2001 through 2007. ...
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